Week of May 22, 2024

Teaching & Learning News

Week of May 22, 2024

Summer Term 1 SEI

The key dates for 2024S1 Student Experience of Instruction (SEI) are listed below. If you plan to run any early or “off-cycle” surveys outside of the general 2024S1 Survey Period, please contact michelle.zeng@ubc.ca as soon as possible.
May 24: Deadline for each Faculty to confirm courses for survey setup on TeachEval
June 7: Last day to drop 2024S1 courses with a “W” standing
Now to June 7: SEI Team survey setup
June 10: Instructor Heads-up email
June 15-23: 2024S1 Survey Period
June 24-28: Exam Period

GenAI Resources for Teaching

UBC’s generative AI in teaching and learning advisory committee has been working on the guidelines for using generative AI tools in teaching and learning.

More information will be released after their consultations are concluded. Meanwhile, you can check out the latest advice on CTLT AI website.

If you’d like to discuss any aspects of AI in your teaching in Forestry, please reach out to sarah.gergel@ubc.ca or michelle.zeng@ubc.ca.

Workshops & Events

CTLT Program: Applying Anti-Racist Pedagogy in the Classroom

Time: June 6-27 | In-person
This new program explores anti-racist approaches and practices in the classroom environment. Apply by May 23. Find more info here.

CTLT Spring Institute

Time: June 3-6 | In-person & Online
The CTLT Spring Institute offers educators in the UBC teaching and learning community a platform to share innovative practices and research around teaching, learning, and technology. Browse events.

UBC Celebrate Learning Week Resources

Recordings, slides, and handouts for the UBC Celebrate Learning Week events are now available here.

Teaching Funding Opportunities

Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) Seed Program

This program supports instructors who want to evaluate the impact of their pedagogical choices. The deadline for applications is May 27. Click here for more info.

SoTL Linkage Grants

These grants fund teams of researchers to explore fundamental questions in multiple different teaching contexts. Submit notices of Intent by May 29. Click here for more info.

SoTL Dissemination Fund

The Dissemination Fund supports the publishing and dissemination of Scholarship of Teaching and Learning work. Applications are reviewed once a month on a rolling basis. Click here for more info.

Additional Links

Have news to share or questions to ask?

Contact us at forestry.tls@ubc.ca